Product Quality Specialist
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Job Title: Product Quality Specialist – Marketed Products
Department: Global Business Quality
Reports To: Marketed Product Quality Lead
This position is responsible for supporting the implementation of and executing under the Global Quality processes for maintenance and issue management of marketed products ensuring compliance with C&D policy, FDA regulations, ISO 13485, MDSAP, MDR and other applicable standards/regulations for diverse product range of Medical Devices, OTC, Drugs, Cosmetic, Dietary supplements, Food, and Animal nutrition.
Role Accountabilities and Responsibilities
Quality oversight of brand maintenance and product upgrade/line extension projects from conception to commercialization (both internal and external manufacturing) across the portfolio, including medical devices, OTC drugs, cosmetics, nutritional supplements, animal nutrition and consumer products.
Support the risk-based Quality Issue Management (PQM) process that is compliant to all applicable Health Authority regulations, effective, efficient and agile.
Champion “lessons learned” reviews, implement key outputs and identify potential trends for improvement initiatives.
Escalate areas of non-compliance to the Management and support field action activities as directed.
Quality lead for, Tech Transfer, and Product Release activities (RTM and RTS).
Support risk management activities across all product categories and escalate areas of non-compliance and the potential risk to Management
Lead quality reviews at defined design reviews, project design plans, design change, and risk management activities.
Develop an understanding of technical & compliance issues, interface with subject matter experts, identify risk elements & communicate them to leadership.
Support creation and review of process validation and qualification protocols and reports to support successful technology transfer.
Support plant quality teams in issue management, root cause analysis, and CAPA plan development.
Act as liaison between manufacturing sites and R&D in issue management, improvement initiatives, and deviation evaluations.
Education and Experience
Minimum of bachelor’s degree in a science or mathematics field from an accredited institution.
Ten years of experience in Quality Assurance or other relevant experience with a Medical Device company.
Skills and Competencies
Demonstrated leadership skills
Managing without authority
Strategic and creative problem-solving skills
Strong analytical skills
Black Belt a plus
Experience in Continuous Improvement 6 Sigma tools
Manufacturing plant experience and/or R&D process/product experience a plus
Excellent oral and written communication skills including presentation skills
Team minded, detail-oriented, proactive self-starter
Excellent interpersonal and human relations skills
Personal computer efficiency required (TEAMS, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
COVID VACCINE REQUIREMENT*: To support the health and safety of our team members, successful candidates for employment in this role must (1) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and to have submitted proof of vaccination status, or (2) request and receive an approved accommodation based on medical circumstances or sincerely held religious beliefs, practices or observances.
*Only applicable for Corporate positions based in Princeton, NJ and Ewing, NJ
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